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Law enforcement urges peace during pipeline protests
How will it end? Experts weigh in on possible outcomes of Dakota Access Pipeline protest
Fire at California loft party kills 9, higher death toll feared
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
November 6, 2016
Men's long working hours, short sleep may harm health in old age
Working long hours and skimping on sleep in midlife may lead to poorer physical health in old age, according to a study from Finland. A quarter-century study of Finnish businessmen found those who worked more than 50 hours a week and slept less than 47 hours weekly when they were...
November 6, 2016 - 11:04pm
August 9, 2016
Citing morale, productivity, rising number of employers allowing pets at work
Charlie is an ideal colleague. He's energetic, knows how to handle bullies and has serious people skills. His work mostly entails riding on a...
August 9, 2016 - 9:19am
April 1, 2015
Expert: Welcome tomfoolery at work
FARGO — If you get a call at work today and someone asks: “Do you have Prince Albert in a can?” just play along. Anyone working that tired...
April 1, 2015 - 6:00am
July 11, 2014
Even on vacation, many find it difficult to disconnect from work
FARGO, N.D. — Vacation. It’s a word to conjure with, summoning forth images of sand, sun and inboxes. Inboxes?
July 11, 2014 - 11:28pm
July 7, 2014
Work begins today on County Road 138
Road work is scheduled to begin today on Kandiyohi County Road 138 from County Road 10 to County Road 98. The road will be closed to through traffic for grading and gravel base operations. Travelers needing to go north or south should drive east past County Road 138 and travel north...
July 7, 2014 - 11:12pm
August 19, 2013
City to close 19th Street Northwest for rail crossing work
WILLMAR — The City of Willmar announced today that 19th Street Northwest between West Trunk Highway 12 to north of the BNSF railroad tracks will be closed starting at 7 a.m. Thursday through 5 p.m. Friday this week for rail crossing improvements. Traffic will not be allowed through...
August 19, 2013 - 1:44pm
May 13, 2013
RR crossing in Raymond, Minn, closed Wednesday for repairs
RAYMOND - The Burlington Northern Santa Fe railway crossing on Kandiyohi County Road 7 in the city of Raymond will be closed Wednesday for repairs. The closure will take place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Motorists should plan to use alternate routes. -- Staff reports
May 13, 2013 - 4:37pm
Benson Ave. West in Willmar, Minn., closed this week
WILLMAR -- Benson Avenue West between Seventh Street and Eighth Street will be closed through Friday for roofing improvements at the Willmar Municipal Utilities Power Plant, the city Public Works Department has announced. Officials anticipate the work will be completed by late afternoon...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
June 5, 2012
Coach Carolyn blog: Take a vacation this summer
June 5, 2012 - 8:50am
February 22, 2012
Inside Scoop blog: New kid on the block
February 22, 2012 - 8:40am
January 27, 2012
Contractors file claims for work lost during shutdown
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Claims against the state for interrupted road work during last summer's government shutdown are piling up. So far, 29 claims by highway contractors who lost work have been settled for $2 million.
January 27, 2012 - 10:19am
January 2, 2012
Work experience program helps launch students into life
WILLMAR -- Willmar Senior High student Chris Voss watches a big white pickup truck slowly move through the car wash at Walt's of Willmar, and...
January 2, 2012 - 12:00am
January 25, 2011
Twin Cities contractor survives nail gun wound to chest
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. -- A contractor working on a project in a suburban Twin Cities home has survived a nail gun wound to the chest. Police say the accident happened Monday afternoon in Brooklyn Park. A woman left the home while the contractor worked and returned hours later to find...
January 25, 2011 - 9:12am
November 27, 2010
Commentary: The hard work of a downtown Christmas
NEW YORK CITY -- A week ago in the big city, I'm bopping along Fifth Avenue with my brother, and the place is one huge construction site. But this evening's industriousness differs from the usual after-hours midtown work. Guys aren't pouring new cement, climbing out of sewer manholes...
November 27, 2010 - 12:00am
September 16, 2010
Editorial: Work on vital Grass Lake site continues
It is good to see the Grass Lake restoration project near Willmar has finally gotten on the political radar this week. Elected officials, state natural resource officials and property owners met Tuesday to discuss Grass Lake developments and building consensus on phase two options. The...
September 16, 2010 - 12:00am